- Jul 5, 2009
Not terrorism: https://www.bbc.com/news/49921145
A knife-wielding man has killed four staff at police headquarters in central Paris, French media report.
The attacker, who has not been named but is also said to be an employee there, was later shot dead by police.
There has been no official statement so far. The area in the île de la Cité - in the centre of Paris - has been sealed off.
The attack comes a day after police went on strike across France over increasing violence towards officers.
It happened at about 13:00 local time (11:00 GMT; 12:00 BST) in the courtyard of the building.
President Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and Interior Minister Christophe Castaner have all gone to the site.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo confirmed on Twitter that "several people" had been killed in the attack, which took place near major tourist sites including the Notre-Dame cathedral.
Three men and one woman were killed in the attack, according to French broadcaster BFMTV.